Posts Tagged ‘Jakarta’
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Nine killed, one missing in Indonesia bridge collapse

by AFP/ pic by AFP
INDONESIA – Nine people drowned and another was missing after a bridge collapsed on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, the ...

Indonesia braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 66

by AFP/ pic by AFP
JAKARTA – Indonesians were told on Monday to brace for more heavy downpours after record rains triggered flooding and ...
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Malaysian students in flood-hit Jakarta evacuated

by BERNAMA/ pic by BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Ten Malaysian students are currently housed at the Malaysia Hall here after their homes were flooded since ...

Last-minute holiday ideas that won’t empty your wallet

School holidays mean peak season for most places, which equals spending more than necessary on a spontaneous plan
By ASILA JALIL / Pic By bangkok.com ...

Suspected smoke grenade blast near Indonesia’s presidential palace hurts two

by REUTERS / pic by REUTERS
JAKARTA – A suspected smoke grenade exploded on Tuesday at a park near Indonesia’s presidential palace in the capital ...

Indonesians quitting ‘rice addiction’ over diabetes fears

by AFP/ pic by AFP
JAKARTA – Indonesian Mirnawati once ate rice with every meal, but its link to diabetes convinced her to join a growing ...

A (very) short celebration of Jakarta

It is a city of contrast for languages and cultures, as well as the juxtaposition of everything in between poverty and wealth
by LYDIA NATHAN HOW does ...

Wan Azizah attends funeral of former Indonesian President Habibie

by BERNAMA/ pic by BERNAMA
JAKARTA – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived here Thursday to represent Malaysia in ...
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Hotel revenues hurt by overbuilding, Airbnb

Figures show KL recorded the lowest RevPAR among key Asean cities as of May this year despite the rise in travellers
by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by TMR FILE ...

Calm returns to Jakarta

pic by AFP
JAKARTA – The city of Jakarta which was the scene of unrest with demonstrations and riots after the announcement of the 2019 ...

Riots broke out in Kalimantan, situation under control

JAKARTA – The riots in Jakarta, which have been linked to protests over the results of the Presidential Election (Pilpres 2019), have reportedly ...

Post-elections, Jokowi vows tougher reforms

The president may revamp his Cabinet as early as next month to drop ministers linked to corruption probes
By BLOOMBERG JAKARTA • Indonesian President ...